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XSLT browser support

manoj pillai
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Joined: Sep 16, 2002
Posts: 41
Is it possible to use xsl just like we use css for rendering pages? If so how's the browser support for the same? It would defenitely mean something if we could offload some of the formatting to the browser - considering the jsp page loading times that we have to suffer with some of the big pages sometimes.
[ July 16, 2004: Message edited by: manoj p ]

Lasse Koskela

Joined: Jan 23, 2002
Posts: 11962
Yes, it is possible to defer page transformation to the browser -- assuming that you know the user's browser supports XSL transformations. The way you can accomplish this is to include a processing instruction such as
<?xml-stylesheet type="text/xsl" href="the URL for your stylesheet"?>
into the XML document you send to the browser.
[ July 19, 2004: Message edited by: Lasse Koskela ]

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I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
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